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SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES TWO NEW ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS

 SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES TWO NEW ASSISTANT PRINCIPALS

Earlier this week, the Caesar Rodney School Board approved to fill assistant principal vacancies at both W.B. Simpson and Nellie Hughes Stokes elementary schools.

The new assistant principal at W.B. Simpson is Mrs. Ashley Holmes. Mrs. Holmes is currently assigned as an Achievement Liaison Teacher at Star Hill Elementary in Dover. She will begin working her new assignment as assistant principal on Monday, September 24th. Mrs. Holmes has been in education for the past ten years. The past five years have been with the Caesar Rodney School District, all at Star Hill. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Recreation and Park Administration and a Master in Education from Indiana University and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from American College of Education in Indiana.

 “This is a wonderful opportunity for me and I am humbled to have been selected,” said Mrs. Holmes. “There is a tremendous learning curve ahead, seeing and learning about the students and staff, but I am looking forward to being a part of the Simpson family.”

 With 15 years of educational experience, including 13 at Caesar Rodney, Mrs. Kerri Carr is currently an Instructional Resource Teacher. Mrs. Carr will now serve as assistant principal at Nellie Hughes Stoke Elementary School in Dover. She will also begin her new position on September 24th. Mrs. Carr received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education (K-8)and a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Wesley College in Dover. Mrs. Carr also has a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from the American College of Education in Indiana.  

 “I want to thank Dr. Fitzgerald for his trust and confidence in me, and for the Board’s consent in allowing me to serve as assistant principal,” said Mrs. Carr. “I am really looking forward to working with the great staff and students at Stokes.”

 “Both Ashley and Kerri have been invaluable to us here in the district,” said Dr. Fitzgerald. “They are hardworking, talented and highly motivated educators who have been chosen to move into leadership positions to help continue to provide educational excellence at both Stokes and Simpson elementary schools.” 

Ron Gough
ronald.gough@cr.k12.de.us
302 698-4828